Update on Federal Economic and Fiscal Snapshot

Jul 8, 2020

The Federal Government today, released an economic and fiscal snapshot. You can find the full report here. The projected deficit for 2020-21 is expected to rise to $343.2 billion from the…

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Union Training and Innovation Program – Call for Proposals

Jul 8, 2020

The Federal Government has announced they are investing $40 million over three years in the Union Training and Innovation Program (UTIP) and have launched two calls for proposals opening July 3,2020…

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CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS SPEAK WITH PRIME MINISTER ON IMPORTANCE OF INFRASTRUCTURE SPEND TO STIMULATE ECONOMY

Jun 23, 2020

Today, leaders of Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) participated in a call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to discuss the opportunities that exist to build apprenticeship capacity in the skilled trades;…

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Jobs for Tomorrow: Starting Today

CBTU report projects 3.3 million construction jobs building a lower-carbon Canada between now and 2050.    CBTU commission the landmark study Jobs for Tomorrow: Canada’s Building Trades and Net Zero Emissions…

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Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in Canada.

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Mobility

CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a Construction Mobility Tax Credit—a personal tax exemption on expenses construction workers typically incur when they temporarily relocate for work.

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Pipelines

CBTU’s campaign in support of pipeline projects is designed to educate the public in communities located along key routes about the benefits of these projects.

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